Collaboration Connections

Community is the beating heart of Sibos, helping connect global industry professionals from across the financial ecosystem. Immerse yourself in the Sibos spirit in 2020 with:

• Networking opportunities
• Daily Sibos week activities
• Community initiatives

Discover Perfect Pitch

Sibos 2020 sees the launch of the Discover Perfect Pitch competition, a challenge with a twist giving fintechs from around the globe the opportunity to showcase their products and services to the Sibos community.

Discover Perfect Pitch

Networking opportunities

Connecting in a digital age

Networking plays a pivotal role at Sibos, offering unparalleled opportunities to catch up with existing contacts and connect with new business partners from around the world. This year Sibos welcomes a wider pool of delegates than ever before and will encompass a range of networking opportunities optimised for the digital age. Simply download the Sibos App or log in on to start connecting with other delegates.

Delegates can also connect with more than 100 organisations which have offered their support this year as official Sibos Partners. Find out more about the Partners, their businesses and the special programme of networking activities they are offering for 5 to 8 October 2020.

Daily community events

Sibos favourites with a digital spin

Exciting daily community activities will run from 5 to 8 October, with well-known favourites returning with a fresh, digital spin. Tune in for these programme highlights:

Daily: 8.30 - 9.30 CET
Dream Big! - Stay Fit
Start each day in a powerful way with interactive health and wellbeing sessions with a guest expert.
Monday 5 October: 21.40 – 22.40 CET
The Dream Big! Event
Aimee Mullins, athlete, fashion icon, actor and TED All-Star will provide a special keynote and Q&A on challenging perceptions and adapting to change.
Tuesday 6 October: 21.40 – 22.55 CET
Women of Sibos
An acclaimed and inspirational speaker will deliver a keynote, followed by an exclusive networking opportunity for 100 delegates.
Wednesday 7 October: 21.40 – 22.40 CET
SWIFT Innotribe Pub Quiz – Powered by Fintech Finance
Team up and test your fintech and financial services knowledge against the sharpest minds in the industry - register now!
Thursday 8 October: 20.30 – 21.00 CET
Sibos Celebration
Join our fun and free-spirited virtual closing party. There will be music, interactive activities and positive Sibos vibes.

Community initiatives

Embracing the Sibos community spirit

Bringing the financial community together, while supporting equality and diversity to drive positive change in the world around us, is at the very core of Sibos.

The Sibos Talent Accelerator Route (STAR) scholarship returns to empower the female leaders of tomorrow, with a special programme uniting women in finance from around the world. Discover who they are, what’s on offer for them and how they will contribute to Sibos.

The Sibos 2020 charity partner is Boston based Dream Big!, which empowers girls through sport and recreation to contribute positively to their health and wellbeing. Sibos is launching the Dream Big! Challenge to buy 100 pairs of sneakers, 100 basketballs and 100 uniform kits for young people from economically disadvantaged communities and is inviting the Sibos community to donate from as little as $10 to support the cause – your help would be greatly appreciated.

The Sibos Hackathon will take centre stage as talented developers from fintechs and banks collaborate to create new solutions for the data-driven world of smart finance.

The industry’s most exciting fintech start-ups will take part in the Discover Perfect Pitch competition, presenting transformational technologies and business models to shape tomorrow’s economy. The competition is open now, and will culminate in a grand finale with audience voting on Thursday 8 October.